Treat others with the mind of giving, and practice doing works that have no reward.
– Master Baek, In Polishing The Diamond
Tuesday Nov 27, 8:30am
Friday Nov 30, 7:00pm
This Week’s Reading
Thich Nhat Hanh, Old Path While Cloud, Chapter 21, “The Lotus Pond”.
This Week’s Koan
Gateless Gate #20: “The Enlightened Man”
“Why does the enlightened man not stand on his feet and explain himself [stand up for Zen]?”
And he also said:
“It is not necessary for speech to come from the tongue.”
Mumon’s VerseIf the feet of enlightenment moved, the great ocean would overflow; If that head bowed, it would look down upon the heavens. Such a body has no place to rest…. Let another continue this poem.